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In memory of George Robinson, my Maternal 3rd Great-Grandfather on the DICKINSON branch.


  • 1851 Census England and Wales, North Newbald, Yorkshire, England
  • 1861 Census England and Wales, Hulme, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • 1871 Census England and Wales, Stretford, Lancashire, England
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George Robinson

Immigrant Ancestor

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1839 July 16

Newbald, Yorkshire, England


1860 or earlier




1899 Apr 19

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny Cemetery

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania




George Robinson was reportedly born on the 16th of July, 1839, in Newbald, Yorkshire, England. George was born in the 2nd year of the reign of Queen Victoria who he renounced allegiance to in order to become naturalized citizens of the United States of America. His parents, according to FamilySearch, were John Robinson (1801-1879) and Mary Hall (1799-1871), who were married Dec 24, 1821, at Holy Trinity, Kingston Upon Hull, Yorkshire, England. They lived in North Newbald, Yorkshire, in 1851.


George was a bricklayer by trade and lived in Hulme, Lancashire, England, in 1861 and Stretford, Lancashire, in 1871. He came to America in the 1880s, where he continued his trade as Bricklayer. He lived at 310 Gross Street, near Harry Dickinson, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. George died at the age of 60 from pneumonia on April 19, 1899, in Pittsburgh. He was laid to rest on April 22 in Allegheny Cemetery.


George Robinson & Emma Griffith were the parents of my ancestor,

  • Emily Robinson, born abt. 1860, born in Manchester, Lancashire, England.
  • Albert Robinson, born abt. 1862, in Hulme, Lancashire, England.
  • Lydia Robinson, born abt. 1864, in Patricroft, Lanchashire, England.
  • George Robinson, born abt. 1866, in Patrifcroft.
  • David Robsinson, born abt. 1867, in Patricroft.
  • William H. Robinson, born abt. 1868 in Hulme, Lancashire. He died on July 1, 1890, at the age of 22, from Typhoid Pneumonia. He was a bricklayer.
  • Anna "Annie" Robinson, born in Stretford, Lancashire, in 1870.
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